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  • The Love Witch

    The Love Witch


    THE LOVE WITCH (2016) Anna Biller

    *Contains some spoilers*


    If cinema and art is used in a way to confront viewers with ideas, then director Anna Biller challenges us with The Love Witch to see things from her point of view. Instead of rebelling and rejecting it's ideas it requires, like any great film, patience and understanding to really get to grips with it's themes that are once obvious and on the surface…

  • The Neon Demon

    The Neon Demon


    We are thrown straight into the action with the pop and burst of flashbulbs as they light up a young girls face, treacle thick blood draped across her arched neck like a crimson scarf. Everything is pushed to maximize the reflective perfection of the images.

    We follow Jesse, played by Elle Fanning, a young girl dreaming of making it to the top as a high fashion model in L.A. She gets there easily with bookers, stylists and designers entranced by…